December Consumer Sentiment Crushes Expectations

More good news.

From DailyFXTeam:

U.S. REUTERS/MICHIGAN CONSUMER SENTIMENT INDEX ROSE FROM 71.6 TO 74.2 IN DECEMBER, BEATING EXPECTATIONS OF 72.5 

The number is the best since June.

The dollar is rallying on the news. Stocks are higher.

Note that gold just took a big leg down:

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